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Minimum Wage Passes First Hurdle In House

Rep. Miguel Garcia’s House Bill 67 Aims to Give Hardworking New Mexicans An Opportunity to Succeed


February 3, 2017

The House Democrats passed House Bill 67 through the House Labor and Economic Development Committee on a 6-5 vote. The bill sponsored by Representative Miguel Garcia (D-Albuquerque) would incrementally raise the state’s minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by the year 2020. Since 2009, wages have rem...

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